Taking this customization to a whole new level, Android 8.0 Oreo will now support system-wide themes without the need for a root. The company says builds for the Pixel and Nexus 5X / 6P are in carrier testing and over-the-air rollout should be happening "soon", including updates for Nexus Player and Pixel C devices.
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Google's Android 8.0 comes with some new features like "Picture-in-Picture mode", which will let users watch a YouTube video, do a video chat, etc while keeping another app open. Details of the rollout plans will "announced soon" by the Taiwanese brand, which will also release names of more devices getting the update.
The new OnePlus flagship, OnePlus 5 is confirmed to get Android Oreo, as are last year's OnePlus 3 and 3T.
The Essential Phone, unveiled in June by the "Father of Android" Andy Rubin, will get software support for three years - that's two years of Android OS updates and three years of monthly security updates. However, the flagship phone of the Xiaomi series, Mi 6, is missing from the list. According to its tweet, HTC will start working on the Oreo update in the fourth quarter of 2017. Autofill framework allows automatic log-in for apps where users have granted permission in Android Oreo.